Cloud Orchestration for Managed Service Delivery
Effective cloud orchestration involves automated software-based discovery, monitoring, provisioning and optimization of complex IT infrastructure and IT service management processes. Software-defined-X is sweeping the technology landscape by separating the data-plane from the control-plane. This provides greater flexibility to the dynamic usage patterns of cloud resources. We’ve built industrial-grade cloud orchestrators encompassing network management, e-discovery and ITSM (IT Services Management) along with control-plane solutions to accelerate cloud management and orchestration requirements.
The Zymr Difference
Domain KnowledgeIn order to manage complex services, it is essential to have sufficient domain knowledge of the control plane. Zymr is an expert in multi-tier cloud orchestration. Our cloud orchestrators automate and manage the entire lifecycle of service delivery.
Skilled AutomationWe develop policy based management of complex infrastructure. This requires an understanding of the ontology of the managed objects, using APIs and CLIs for configuration and monitoring, and the automated management of these objects through BPM or native scripting such as Python. Event-based automation orchestrates policy responses to correlated events and exceeded thresholds.
Standards ComplianceWe incorporate a deep understanding of various industry specific standards for management and control. This includes IEFT standards for networking, Wi-Fi Alliance standards for Wi-Fi, Open Daylight SDN and NVF standards, DMTF standards like CIM and profiles like SMASH, SNIA storage standards and profiles like SMI-S. We also build ecosystem connectors to 3rd party management software from vendors such as VmWare, Cisco, HP, IBM, BMC and CA.
What Our Customers Say
Working with Zymr surpassed our expectations. Zymr leveraged deep competencies to build a highly scalable, multi-tiered architecture for application performance management, fault management and correlation, for our cutting-edge Datacenter Operations Analytics Suite. I recommend them highly to anyone seeking reliable and agile product engineering.
Service Management Cloud Orchestrator
Every new software service, for example SaaS products, need a comprehensive cloud orchestration and management solution. This starts with a well defined ontology and object models of the service. Next is designing the life-cycle from initiation to tear-down. Initiation requires well designed automated service provisioning, authorization and billing. During normal operations it is vital to monitor for performance and faults in order to optimize the service for SLA compliance.
Features of Service Management
Network Management Cloud Orchestrator
Networks are no longer islands. Managing networks effectively requires a comprehensive understanding of the underlying networking infrastructure including FCAPS. Classic network management layers comprise of EMS, NMS, OSS and BMS. With the advent of SDN, network management has morphed to cloud-based software controllers that need an accurate view of the underlying network topology to provision flows, and monitor and adapt based on QoS to recover from faults.
Features of Network Management
Storage Management Cloud Orchestrator
The volume of data and its attendant storage is exploding. The challenge only grows with storage innovations like virtualization, Tier-0 SSD for faster IOPS and data durability, the transformation of object storage and technologies such as Amazon’s S3 and OpenStack Swift. Solutions must incorporate new standards from SNIA for CSMI, including SNIA’s SMI-S or SMI-C management profiles to manage storage based on APIs.
Features of Storage Management
Datacenter Management Cloud Orchestrator
DCIM has always been very complex due to frequent upgrade cycles and multi-vendor infrastructure. Today’s cloud based services–IaaS, PaaS, SaaS–are provided by virtualized services. There is also an increasing emphasis on improving datacenter efficiency through metrics tracking power consumption, bare-metal server workloads and VM, network, and storage management. We develop DCIM solutions from scratch to cover energy, server, network, storage, hypervisor, OS and application monitoring.